Dell Product Manager-Data Protection Division in Santa Clara, California

Advisor, Product Manager-Data Protection Products

Competitive Salary

Preferred location: Santa Clara, CA

Secondary location: Hopkinton, MA

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities.

Showcasing excellence and innovation at every stage, Product Management is responsible for the cross-functional management of products or solutions through their entire lifecycle. Using a wealth of technical and industry experience, we work across functional areas to implement our products or solutions. We undertake thorough analysis of the markets to ensure we maximize profitability and adjust our product strategies to respond to competition. Our role also involves acting as subject matter experts for internal and external product events or partner meetings.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for technology and looking for a niche role to enhance their strong product lifecycle experience, business operations and consulting skills in a fast-paced environment that drives maximum growth of an already two-billion-dollar business.

Key Responsibilities

  • In this key role you will provide critical business and product operations support for our Data Protection Division portfolio which includes Data Domain and Data Protection software product/solutions

  • Provide comprehensive product release, licensing, pricing and infrastructure support that impacts a broad range of key strategic initiatives (e.g., pricing strategy/management, product positioning, strategic business plans)

  • Be responsible for the back-end infrastructure readiness for product/model structure and ordering path tools planning and requirements; you will be the focal point for all IT planning, testing to align to availability date

  • Support licensing planning for product releases, business, and sales initiatives

  • Work with team members and senior staff with research, development, and presentation of new/existing product and business initiatives to gain timely management approval and handling of issues for product price, packaging, feature/functionality

  • Collaborate with global cross-functional teams (engineering, product management, marketing, customer support, field personnel, manufacturing, sales, program management, contracts, compliance, legal, licensing, professional services) to ensure customer needs and requirements are represented and product releases are met

Essential Requirements

  • Technical Project or Product Management Business Operations experience w/ full life cycle experience or strong conceptual knowledge

  • Must be proficient in tools such as MS PowerPoint and Excel and have the ability to create and give effective presentations within executive levels of leadership and cross functional teams

  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team with exceptional problem-solving skills

  • Ability to be tactical for the back-end product/model structure planning

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate cross functionally between product teams and all levels of leadership, with a strong understanding of the business

  • Strong communicator with ability to influence

  • Possess exceptional problem-solving skills

  • Must be customer-focused and able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • 5+ years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree or 3+ years with a Master’s degree of PhD without experience or equivalent experience

Desirable Requirements

  • Knowledge of the Data Protection and backup solution industry with an understanding of cloud technologies and their deployment models a major plus

  • Financial/business analysis experience


We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

If you can take innovative products and solutions from inception to completion, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell

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